Yeni Valide Mosque
Mimar Sinan Çarşisi
Built by Nurbanu Sultan, mother of Sultan Murat III, between 1574 and 1583, this hamam is thought to have been the first designed by...
Mihrimah Sultan Mosque
Sometimes called the İskele (Dock) Camii, this mosque was designed by Mimar Sinan for Süleyman the Magnificent's daughter Mihrimah and...
Şemsi Ahmed Paşa Mosque
This charming mosque complex on the waterfront was designed by Mimar Sinan and built in 1580 for one of Süleyman the Magnificent's grand...
Mistanbul Hancı Cafe
The million-dollar location overlooking the water makes this çay bahçesi next to the Şemşi Ahmed Paşa Mosque a popular choice. It's a...
This barn-like place near the iskele has been serving up competent hazır yemek (ready-made food) since 1933, and is particularly...
Demokrasi Meydanı · interesting places nearby
Yeni Valide Mosque information
Unusual due to the striking 'birdcage' tomb in its overgrown garden, this mosque was built by Sultan Ahmet III between 1708 and 1710 for his mother, Gülnuş Emetullah, who had been the favourite concubine of Mehmet IV. Built late in the period of classical Ottoman architecture, it lacks the architectural distinction of many of Üsküdar's other mosques.